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Robin Whitmeyer Named Vice President and News Director of KDFW

Robin Whitmeyer has been named vice president and news director of KDFW, the Fox O&O in Dallas. She will start on January 9.

Whitmeyer joins KDFW from WSOC, the ABC-affiliate in Charlotte, NC, where she has been the news director for the past eight years.

“Robin brings an extensive news and management background to the FOX 4 newsroom and the Dallas-Fort Worth market,” KDFW general manager Kathy Saunders said in a statement. “We are thrilled that she will be joining KDFW.”

Whitmeyer replaces Maria Barrs, who left KDFW to be president and general manager of KXTV in August.

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